Idaho Panhandle National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3815 Schreiber Way Coeur d'Alene Idaho 83815
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
Coeur d Alene River Ranger District
Hours: M-F 730am-4pm
Idaho Panhandle National Forests
INFORMATION ON THE RAMPIKE FIRE WILL BE UPDATED WEEKLY EACH FRIDAY
The Rampike Fire was detected on 7/31/2018 and caused by lightning the previous weekend. Burning 1.5 miles east of Shoshone Creek, the fire is on a ridge between Clinton Creek and Rampike Creek. With firefighter and public safety being the number one priority, area closures are in place on the Idaho Panhandle and Kootenai National Forests. Please see the Closures and Maps tabs for further information. Stage I fire restrictions are in effect on the Idaho Panhandle National Forests and Stage II fire restrictions are in effect on the Kootenai National Forest. Know before you go and contact your local Ranger District for details.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Tuesday July 31st, 2018 approx. 12:00 PM|
|Incident Commander||Shawn Pearson|
|Coordinates||47.849 latitude, -115.967 longitude|
Timber with litter, understory, and brush
The fire has seen minimal growth, mostly in the southeast corner. It is now in the headwaters of Cabin Creek.
As cleanup of access routes successfully concludes, heavy equipment is on track for demobilization this weekend.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Personnel will monitor management action points and continue work to improve access on the northern side of the fire. Temperatures are relatively cool for the forecasted period and the fire received approximately 1/2 inch of rain early in the week. Fire management officials will be watchful for changing conditions that may necessitate additional suppression actions.
Temperatures are relatively cool for the forecasted period and the fire received approximately 1/2 inch of rain early in the week. There is potential for fuels to dry out in the future if temperatures increase.